Pretzel Rolo Blondie Bites

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Have you ever heard candy talk?

Like, with words talk to you?

Well, it happens.  It’s a real thing.

Seriously, as I type this I can hear the leftover Halloween candy in my pantry talking to me.

If you listen closely you’ll hear things like, “Please, come free me, I’m suffocating in this wrapper”.  And really, who am I to let something suffocate?

I’m a healer.  A helper.  A candy pleaser.

You too?

See, that’s why we’re friends.  We all can hear the candy.  It’s a special gift.

I’m a candy whisperer.  Again, it’s a real thing.

 

So, in the vein of facilitating the candy’s life’s purpose I want to make sure it all gets eaten.  The present dilemma being the correct vehicle for the consumption of the candy.

Some candy, certainly, is best in it’s raw form.  However, some are even better when surrounded by a buttery, brown sugary cookie bite and topped with a pretzel.

We’re talking Rolos today…and it told me that’s what it wanted.

I make dreams happen.

Good talk.

 

 

First make your simple blondie batter.  Spray a mini muffin pan with non-stick spray and fill each cup with a rounded tablespoon of batter.

Press an unwrapped Rolo into each batter filled cup.

Don’t worry about covering the Rolo with batter…

Now bake them up.

As soon as they come out of the oven press a waffle-style pretzel on top of the Rolo.  Press just enough to stick to the chocolate of the Rolo.

See?  Easy!

Remove them from the pan and let them cool on a wire rack until you’re ready to eat them….which if you’re listening to your candy, like I am, then that means immediately!

Now, while we’re talking sweet and salty, pretzely and chocolatey hop over to Confessions of a Cookbook Queen and check out THESE Take 5 Brownie Bars!!

Pretzel Rolo Blondie Bites
 
makes 40-45 Blondie Bites
Ingredients
  • 1 cup butter, room temp
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 40-50 unwrapped Rolo candies
  • 40-50 waffle-style Pretzels
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Spray a mini muffin pan with non-stick spray.
  3. With mixer on medium cream butter and sugars together, mixing until incorporated evenly.
  4. Add eggs and vanilla, beating until combined, about 30 seconds.
  5. Turn mixer speed to low. Add in your baking soda, salt and flour. Mix until just combined.
  6. Spoon by rounded tablespoon into prepared pan.
  7. Gently press a Rolo into the center of each batter-filled cup.
  8. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.
  9. As soon as they come out of the oven press a pretzel directly on top of the blondie bite into the melted chocolate of the Rolo.
  10. Remove from pan, let cool on a wire rack.

 

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Julia
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November 3, 2011 6:07 pm

Phew, I thought I was the only one who heard candy speak. Right now I can hear it, calling me from the other room. Reeses, whoppers, twix. THEY ARE TALKING TO ME. Or I’m just going crazy, which may in fact be the case. Putting them IN a cookie WITH pretzels. My sweet and salty tooth are in major ‘like’ with these blondie bites!

Choc Chip Uru
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November 3, 2011 6:44 pm

What a beautiful combination – drippy caramel, pretzels and of course chocolate – why must I keep bookmarking your recipes! Too little time :)
But what a great addition this would make to my chocolate baking collection
Thank you :)

Choc Chip Uru
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November 3, 2011 6:46 pm

Oh and p.s You are very lucky to talk to candies :)

Jessica
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November 3, 2011 6:51 pm

I think these sound amazing! 😀

Pam
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Pam
November 3, 2011 6:54 pm

I love how your little mind works!

Samah
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November 3, 2011 7:14 pm

Wow… thats looks very gorgeous.
really like it, plus the combinations are all my favorite, will keep the recipe for as soon as possible try.
Thanks for sharing.

Samah
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November 3, 2011 7:19 pm

I just subscribed to your feeds, because I can’t miss out all the yumies in here.
Feel free to come by mine, you are very welcome any time.
My regards,
Samah

Kate H.
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November 3, 2011 7:22 pm

You have the best ideas! I love this. My mind is thinking of different ways you could tweak this recipe with different candy! thanks for sharing (:

Christina @ Ovenadventures
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November 3, 2011 7:23 pm

damn these look good! mmmmmm i’m totally gonna go shove some candy in something and bake it.

Mighty Morgan
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November 3, 2011 7:31 pm

Oh those look really good….scary, yummy, crunchy, gooey, salty, sweet, buttery good!

I feel ya on the whole candy talking thingy…sugar snacks are constantly trying to get my attention, always calling out to me, begging me to be their friend and all….

Galit
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November 3, 2011 7:41 pm

MUST TRY THESE… I can’t wait to see what you get up to with your Christmas leftovers…

Living The Sweet Life
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November 3, 2011 7:48 pm

“I make dreams happen.”
You’re like the fairy godmother we all need :)

Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga
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November 3, 2011 8:04 pm

I want the job of squishing the pretzels into the baked cupcakes when they are done. Something so satisfying about that I bet :) And eating them! Want that job too!

Deborah
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November 3, 2011 8:21 pm

So that’s what that sound coming from the pantry was… :) Looks like I need to bake some of these up asap!

Sue
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November 3, 2011 8:27 pm

When candy talks, people should listen:) These brownie bites look so good! Simple too~the best!

Shannon
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November 3, 2011 8:50 pm

I love rolos!! These look insane.
I heard the 30% off Halloween candy at Target talk to me yesterday, but my husband was with me and he doesn’t talk candy, so needless to say I’m going back tonight without him :)

betty
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November 3, 2011 10:25 pm

you always have like the most delicious and imaginative recipes ever!

Tess
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November 3, 2011 11:21 pm

You are so insanely creative! Do you come up with this stuff on your own, or does the candy help you out?

heather
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November 3, 2011 11:33 pm

Sweet and salty makes me very happy… I must make these!!!

Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girl
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November 4, 2011 1:09 am

Oh my. These look terrific. Now I’m wondering why I didn’t buy Rolos for Halloween! Must get some asap!!!

Grizz Robinson
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November 4, 2011 3:40 am

Suggestion, based on the combination of caramel, chocolate, and Pretzel, have you considered simply using a big chunk of “Take Five” candy?

Anja
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November 4, 2011 7:08 am

this is such a lovely idea! brilliant! i am curious about the sweet and salty part. yum!

Lauren at Keep It Sweet
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November 4, 2011 7:29 am

Candy talk is new to me but cookies and cake are always calling my name begging for me to eat them.

Love these!

Raso
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November 4, 2011 9:52 am

I love those biscuits. Thanks for sharing this great recipe.

Cheers.

Erika - The Teenage Taste
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November 4, 2011 11:06 am

Love this idea! Now do you have any uses in mind for Snickers bars?! I have a bunch of them!

sue
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November 4, 2011 12:11 pm

YUmmy those look great.

santoshbangarsa
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November 4, 2011 12:38 pm

lovely and yummy

JenMarie
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November 4, 2011 3:16 pm

I LOVE pretzels with sweet stuff. I was wondering how you were going to keep the pretzels from getting soft, you didn’t bake them! Awesome!!

brandi
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November 4, 2011 4:02 pm

oh, i’m so happy i’m not the only one that hears candy talking.

i thought i was weird – maybe i’m just talented! :)

Lauren
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November 4, 2011 4:37 pm

Rolo’s and pretzels? Holy hannah, these look good.

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Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen
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November 4, 2011 11:25 pm

It’s not just the candy that talks to me it’s the ice cream and the cake and the cookies….well you get the idea! lol

Katrina
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November 5, 2011 3:48 am

Mmmm these sound lovely!

Erin @ Making Memories
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November 5, 2011 2:13 pm

These look absolutely wonderful!! You can’t go wrong with Rolo anything!

Liv
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November 5, 2011 3:34 pm

These just looking insanely delish. I love all of your recipes!

Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust
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November 5, 2011 10:39 pm

I love this! Pretzels, caramel, chocolate…yum.

I, too, hear the candy. It’s a bit like the Polar Express bell, no? Only those that truly believe in the power of the candy can hear the candy.

SweetSugarBelle
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November 7, 2011 4:47 am

Recipes like this are the reason I ALWAYS say. CHOOSE SMART FRIENDS. =) LOVEEEEEEEE!

Alley {AtHomeWithAlley}
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November 9, 2011 4:39 am

I’m really starting to wonder if you don’t do anything that ISN”T absolutely amazing! You are my role model, you inspired me to start my own food blog a few months ago! http://www.athomewithalley.com I’d love to know what you think!

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Amy Jo
November 30, 2011 7:04 pm

I didn’t have pretzels but I couldn’t wait any longer . I’m not a blondie fan so I used my peanut butter cookie recipe. YUM!!!

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Chrissy The Clumsy Gourmet
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February 2, 2012 8:30 pm

This looks splendiferous! Is that a word? I have some lonely candy in my pantry too…. gonna have to try some of this recipe.. It’s magical how salt seems to work with caramel. Thanks for the yumminess!

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